Consumption profile of medicines during pregnancy in a Portuguese maternity
- At: Amsterdam (the Netherlands) (2012)
- Type: Poster
- By: PIRES, Timoteo (College of Health Technology of Coimbra, Department of Pharmacy, Coimbra, Portugal)
- Co-author(s): Fernandes, C. (College of Health Technology of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal)
Matos, C. (College of Health Technology of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal)
Joaquim, J.J. (College of Health Technology of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal)
Consumption of drugs during pregnancy should be rational and controlled, as there are two bodies involved, mother and fetus. Fetus, for not having the same ability to metabolize substances, is more vulnerable to unexpected adverse effects. The accident with thalidomide, created a great concern about the safety of medicines used during pregnancy... The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.